Mr Bell is an integral member of London Neurosurgery Partnership which is a group of eleven spinal and cranial neurosurgeons working together to deliver an unparalleled level of spine and neurosurgical care. With the consultant group working in close partnership, patients can count on London Neurosurgery Partnership to provide top quality care at all times by a consultant familiar with their treatment plan. Each consultant is globally recognised as a superspecialist in their given area of expertise. London Neurosurgery Partnership ensure patients are matched to the consultant best placed to deliver state of the art care. London Neurosurgery Partnership works closely with top neurologists, physiotherapists, pain consultants, neurophysiologists, oncologists and psychologists meaning that their patients will be offered a holistic approach to their treatment with the pathway that is right for them.
Mr Bell specialises in Complex Spine Surgery. He studied at Merchant Taylor's School in Liverpool before moving to the University of Edinburgh Medical School where he graduated in 1996. He completed his basic surgical training in Edinburgh before moving to London to complete his higher surgical training in Neurosurgery and Complex Spine surgery. Mr Bell became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2000 and obtained his Fellowship in Neurosurgery in 2007.
Mr Bell is a member of the British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS) where he sits on the executive board as well the North American Spine Society (NASS). He is the National Lead Elect for the British Spine Registry with responsibility for the quality assurance and outcome assessment in spinal surgery. In April 2018 he takes over national responsibility for the administration of the British Spine Registry. Mr Bell is clinical co-lead of South East London and Kent Spinal Network and has been instrumental in the organisation of regional spinal services.
At King's College Hospital he is a key part of the Supra-Regional Complex Spine Team. His specialisms include degenerative spinal disease, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS), disc replacement surgery, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, back pain, spinal tumours, metastatic spinal cord compression and spinal fractures.
He lectures nationally and internationally on topics such as back pain, spinal tumours, myelopathy, neck pain and the ageing spine.
Outside of his professional responsibilities Mr Bell enjoys running, cycling and swimming and spending time with his family.
If Mr Bell's clinic times or locations don't work for you please do contact the practice on 02070348709 because London Neurosurgery Partnership practices at over fifteen locations across London and the South East so you can have your consultation at a location convenient for you.
The London Neurosurgery Partnership cover all subspecialities of neurosurgery. If you can't see what you're looking for please call the practice on 02070348709.
Primary Medical Qualification
MB ChB 1996 University of Edinburgh
Specialist Register Entry Date
Neurosurgery From 31 Oct 2008
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeon Surgical Neurology
Registered with the General Medical Council
Member of the Medical Protection Society
Executive board member of the British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS)
National Lead Elect for British Spine Registry